Aqua-Chem, Inc. Expanding Presence in the Pacific Rim
Aqua-Chem Adds 1Supplier PTE Ltd. and ENAPS Co. Ltd to the Pharmaceutical, Biotech & Life Sciences Distribution Network
Knoxville, Tennessee (June 10, 2013) – Aqua-Chem, a leader in global water solutions, has partnered with two leading Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies in their respective regions, 1Supplier PTE Ltd. in Singapore and ENAPS Co. Ltd in South Korea. "Both organizations expand Aqua-Chem's reach and influence into an existing key competitive market place," said President and CEO David Gensterblum.
The expanded distribution and representative base, 1Supplier and ENAPS respectively, enables Aqua-Chem to stay in front of their existing and future customers to grow the Pharmaceutical and Biotech installation base. Both companies will provide certified parts and service to key customers in each assigned geographic area of responsibility.
Aqua-Chem produces high purity water for a full spectrum of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and Water-For-Injection (WFI) applications. Additionally, Aqua-Chem provides solutions for producing pure clean steam for sterilization processes in GMP/cGMP manufacturing facilities, laboratories, hospitals, and related environments. Aqua-Chem’s custom solutions include Spray-Film® vapor compression distillation units to produce consistent, reliable, high-purity Water-for-Injection for IV solutions, cell culture growth, vaccines, biologics and other critical applications. “As our technology advances we have enhanced capabilities to provide our customers exactly what suits their needs for a variety of applications,” said Ron Shook, Director Pharmaceutical and Biotech Sales.
"These strategic partnerships expand our presence overseas in areas of the world with emerging Life Sciences markets. We are excited about taking this important step in the Pacific Rim. We have a clear, obtainable path to accelerating our presence in this growing, key region of the world," said Gensterblum.
About Aqua-Chem, Inc.:
Founded in 1940, Aqua-Chem is a leading solutions provider in evaporation and reverse osmosis technologies and water pretreatment equipment, with a full array of engineering, manufacturing, installation, training, part aftermarket and maintenance services. The company serves the needs of customers in the following major markets: offshore oil & gas, land forces and naval military branches, pharmaceutical/biotech, beverage, commercial marine, micro-utilities/land-based and Industrial Water Reuse. Based in Knoxville, TN, Aqua-Chem sells and services its products in more than 100 countries around the world.
Aqua-Chem is a portfolio company of Altus Capital Partners, Inc., an investment firm specializing in middle market manufacturing companies based in the U.S.